Archive for January, 2010

The Dems Don’t Get It!

For me, the really bad news about yesterday’s loss, is that the Democratic Party, and especially the President still don’t get it. He and they have turned off their base, and pushed away throngs of supporters by failing to lead and turn the country around after 8 years of a deteriorating democracy. And they haven’t done any of that. They have shown no real leadership at all. I don’t personally blame it all on the[Read More…]

January 20, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

LGBT Developments Around the Country

ost this link to an excellent and short article that summarizes a number of things happening across the country as they relate to the GLBTQ community. Follow the link to the GLAAD blog for all the info.

January 19, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Sex Offenders and their Victims

Sex Offenders and their victims- Reference materials and scholarly papers Saw this on Twitter this morning and wanted to pass it along. All too frequently, a claim made against equality for gay people is that homosexuals are child molesters. The linked bibliography is an excellent resource for better understanding one aspect of sexual abuse- when the offender is female. The blog it is from is called “What about when Mom is the abuser? To quote[Read More…]

January 19, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Could Republicans Steal the GLBTQ Vote or Destroy Any Chance of a GLBTQ Coalition?

Republicans don’t have to become gay friendly to do this either. They can still oppose all other gay, lesbian, bisexual, or trans rights, leaving the community still disempowered and victimized by our culture and political system.

January 16, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general, Same-Sex Marriage

Legal Experts Weigh in on Supreme Court Banning Cameras: Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Legal Experts Weigh in on Supreme Court Banning Cameras « Prop 8 Trial Tracker. http://prop8trialtracker.com/2010/01/14/legal-experts-weigh-in-on-supreme-court-banning-cameras/

January 14, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

PA Candidate Comes Out for Civil Unions

At a rally in York PA, PA candidate for governor, Dan Onorato announced his support for recognition of same-sex couples through civil unions.

January 12, 2010 Comments are Disabled general

Court Blocks Taping of Federal Prop 8 Trial

The linked story is on the American Foundation for Equal Rights web site, and details an AP story. The Supreme Court was asked to halt the video dissemination of of coverage via delayed posting on YouTube, and today announced that it is blocking it for at least the first few days. This order was handed down by Justice Kennedy (I believe). Interestingly, Justice Stephen Breyer said he would have allowed the videotaping to be done[Read More…]

January 11, 2010 Comments are Disabled general, Same-Sex Marriage

Leadership and Moving the LGBT Agenda Forward.

But no matter how we perceive the level of leadership out there, we already have the tools we need to make progress. We do that, by each of us stepping up to the plate and making the time and energy to write letters, and make visits with our elected officials.

January 6, 2010 Comments are Disabled Activism, general
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